Punishment Stops

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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby reohn2 » 1 Oct 2019, 8:38pm

brynpoeth wrote:Three noughts only, that is not much :?

I think you know what I meant.
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby brynpoeth » 1 Oct 2019, 8:41pm

reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Three noughts only, that is not much :?

I think you know what I meant.

Three noughts starts at a grand, much less than the price of an ordinary car, pocket money. What did you mean?
I should go for a years wages maybe
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby reohn2 » 1 Oct 2019, 8:42pm

brynpoeth wrote:I did likewise, we agree again :wink: 45 kmh seems fast to me
Cycling on the road seems obviously too dangerous to me

The speed the cyclists were doing has nothing to do with anything.
The point is,the driver caused the crash and subsiquent pain and suffering.
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby reohn2 » 1 Oct 2019, 8:43pm

brynpoeth wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Three noughts only, that is not much :?

I think you know what I meant.

Three noughts starts at a grand, much less than the price of an ordinary car, pocket money. What did you mean?
I should go for a years wages maybe

I'd be happy with that!
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby brynpoeth » 1 Oct 2019, 8:47pm

We agree again
Just hope he has a well-paid job :wink:
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby reohn2 » 1 Oct 2019, 8:51pm

brynpoeth wrote:We agree again
Just hope he has a well-paid job :wink:

If s/he's ever caught :?
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 1 Oct 2019, 9:05pm

Hi,
Proportion of worldly wealth is better plus tight retest etc.
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby fastpedaller » 1 Oct 2019, 10:03pm

We had this happen once when driving about 25 years ago..... stupid ignorant idiot trying to overtake when he shouldn't, in a hurry, but not so much of a hurry that he chose to cut straight in front of us and slam his brakes on :shock: . My Wife was amazed that we didn't hit the rear of his car (cyclist's leg on the brake :lol: ), and he then got out to confront us. We quickly locked the doors and I shouted to him "I'll ******** run you over if you come any closer!" As I drove the car at him he beat a hasty retreat :D ...... hopefully it taught him a lesson :twisted: Unfortunately (if on a bike) you don't have a suitable weapon to retaliate with :(

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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby softlips » 1 Oct 2019, 10:16pm

fastpedaller wrote:We had this happen once when driving about 25 years ago..... stupid ignorant idiot trying to overtake when he shouldn't, in a hurry, but not so much of a hurry that he chose to cut straight in front of us and slam his brakes on :shock: . My Wife was amazed that we didn't hit the rear of his car (cyclist's leg on the brake :lol: ), and he then got out to confront us. We quickly locked the doors and I shouted to him "I'll ******** run you over if you come any closer!" As I drove the car at him he beat a hasty retreat :D ...... hopefully it taught him a lesson :twisted: Unfortunately (if on a bike) you don't have a suitable weapon to retaliate with :(


Sounds like you both had road rage.

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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 1 Oct 2019, 11:58pm

Hi,
Devon on TV tonight.
Sounds like the police are interested in the driver, For other offences?
Trying to work out exactly where it is, one of three quite steep hills , All of which you can be moving pretty quickly.
But no matter how fast you are moving on the bike someone always wants to overtake you.
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby fastpedaller » 2 Oct 2019, 9:05am

softlips wrote:
fastpedaller wrote:We had this happen once when driving about 25 years ago..... stupid ignorant idiot trying to overtake when he shouldn't, in a hurry, but not so much of a hurry that he chose to cut straight in front of us and slam his brakes on :shock: . My Wife was amazed that we didn't hit the rear of his car (cyclist's leg on the brake :lol: ), and he then got out to confront us. We quickly locked the doors and I shouted to him "I'll ******** run you over if you come any closer!" As I drove the car at him he beat a hasty retreat :D ...... hopefully it taught him a lesson :twisted: Unfortunately (if on a bike) you don't have a suitable weapon to retaliate with :(


Sounds like you both had road rage.


It was self defense m'lud - I was thankful for door locks!

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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby 661-Pete » 2 Oct 2019, 9:07am

Not happened to me yet - thankfully! Nearest parallel incident, for me, was when I was driving - in the USA. On a quiet country road (yes there are some of those in the States!), late at night, another motorist tailgates for a while then overtakes aggressively. I flash my lights at him and he stops about 20 yards in front of me. I stop too. It was scary - he might have been carrying a gun! But he drives off after about a minute. Phew!
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby atlas_shrugged » 2 Oct 2019, 9:32am

With cars being made to broadcast their presence at all times even during the day via LED sidelights then maybe it is time to add a bit more information to this illumination by also broadcasting the car registration, current speed, and GPS position. This could be transmitted by the LED sidelights just like an IR remote control.

Once this information gets received then any infractions of the highway code can trigger automatic punishment stops e.g. by triggering the next red traffic light. This would be a better way of enforcing speed limits than speed humps since it would target only the offenders.

This could also help cyclists with evidence gathering since a simple video camera would be able to record all the information about the offending car including the registration, the car speed, and location.

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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 2 Oct 2019, 9:48am

Hi,
Motorcycles in cycle races, even safety motorcycles :roll: :evil: :?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-49893019

"Ms Dolan was also injured in June when she was hit by a race safety motorbike, breaking her arm in four places"
Not lucky for sure.
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Re: Punishment Stops

Postby hemo » 2 Oct 2019, 10:31am

Is see on BBC text news that D&C plod are investigating the accident.
Lets do hope they get hold of the culprit though expect Lauren Dolan's compensation/ solicitor's bill will hurt/cost them more then the plod/courts punishment.